National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38686, LI 208.56 - WOMEN IN DEFENSE - DVD Copied by J. Williams. Series: Propaganda, Information, and Documentary Motion Pictures, compiled ca. 1942 - 1945, documenting the period 1918 - 1945. On wartime activities of women. Women feed guinea pigs and record their weights; attend nutrition lectures; design working clothes for women; sew uniforms, airplane wing fabric and parachutes; assemble and inspect precision instruments; operate drill presses and lathes in a machine shop; and wrap surgical dressings for the Red Cross. Credits: Commentary, Eleanor Roosevelt; narrator, Katharine Hepburn.